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National Irish Coffee Day

It’s National Irish Coffee Day! Celebrate with this low carb, keto-friendly recipe.

Ingredients

  • 6 oz coffee
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar substitute (stevia or splenda)
  • 1 1/2 oz whiskey
  • 1/8 cup heavy cream

Directions

Warm whiskey in a saucepan and stir in sweetener and coffee until hot (not boiling)
In small bowl beat heavy cream until soft peaks form
Pour coffee mixture into mug and top with cream

National Chocolate Cake Day

January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day! Let’s celebrate with a low carb recipe for this classic dessert.

Chocolate-Cake

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 Eggs
  • 4 oz Unsweetened Baking Chocolate Squares
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 3/4 cup Splenda
  • 2 tbsps Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Grease an 8-inch cake pan dust with cocoa powder
  2. Melt the chocolate, butter and water in a double boiler. Remove from heat when melted and transfer to a mixing bowl. Allow to cool and add ¼ cup of the Splenda, the cocoa powder and vanilla extract, stirring until combined. 
  3. In a separate bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer about 6 minutes. Reduce speed and gradually add remaining ½ cup of Splenda and beat until combined. Slowly add the egg mixture to the chocolate mixture and stir until combined. 
  4. Pour batter into cake pan and smooth. Bake 40-45 minutes. It’s delicious by itself, but you can also serve with unsweetened whipped cream.